Leaders

Staff

Steve Cheyney

University Pastor

steve@ninerunited.org

Steve leads Niner United in its mission and oversees the spiritual life of the university. In addition, he is also on the Honors College Faculty at UNC Charlotte. Steve holds a B.S. from Western Carolina, a master’s degree from Duke, and a doctorate from Emory University. 

Cailee Franklin

Associate Campus Minister

cailee@ninerunited.org

Cailee gives direction to most ministries at Niner United, but one of her favorite responsibilities is coordinating our mission trips, pilgrimages, and retreats. She is a UNC Charlotte graduate and the co-author of Loving God, Living Called: A Devotional on the Gospel of Luke.

Ben Rogers

Associate Campus Minister

ben@ninerunited.org

Ben works to empower, enable, and strengthen Niner United’s programs and students. Having experience in disaster response, his oversight with service and outreach is his true passion. He graduated from UNC Charlotte and is presently a Divinity School student at Duke University.

Student Leaders

Jordyn Gerringer

Ministry Coordinator

Grace Parker

Asst. Ministry Coordinator

Hunter Brame

Hospitality Coordinator

Kaylan Bond

Outreach Coordinator

Kathryn Goretzka

Engagement Coordinator

Joseph Ahrendsen

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Da'Sean Brown

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Caleb Cheyney

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Austin Clavijo

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Kevin Donohue

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Gabe Hay

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Brady Heavner

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Emily Ledermann

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Michio Oliver

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Ashlyn Riley

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Connor Rudel

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Riley Shaner

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Nicole Williams

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Melissa Zeleznik

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